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Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Annual Celebration and Look to the Future on June 1

May 31, 2017

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Regenerative Medicine Minnesota is hosting its Annual Celebration and Look to the Future for the 2017 award winners in education, biobusiness and research. The awards will fund about 30 new and existing programs statewide. Program leaders and supporters will discuss the status of, and future plans for, regenerative medicine in Minnesota.

The event and luncheon will be held on Thursday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Phillips Hall on the first floor of the Siebens Building on Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus.

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota is a state-funded initiative that seeks to improve the health of Minnesotans by advancing regenerative medicine research, education and industry. Regenerative Medicine Minnesota works with Minnesota institutions to position the state at the forefront of regenerative medicine.

In addition to recognizing the awardees, the event includes a panel discussion with Minnesota Reps. Tony Albright and Erin Murphy on the importance of state investment in advancing regenerative medicine in Minnesota. Jakub Tolar, M.D., Ph.D., director, University of Minnesota Stem Cell Institute, and Andre Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., Michael S. and Mary Sue Shannon director, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, will moderate the panel.

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About the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine
The Center for Regenerative Medicine builds on Mayo Clinic's extensive research resources and clinical practice, spanning the spectrum of discovery science, translational research and clinical application. For more information, visit the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine website.

About Regenerative Medicine Minnesota
For more information about Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, visit: regenmedmn.org.

About Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit organization committed to clinical practice, education and research, providing expert, whole-person care to everyone who needs healing. For more information, visit mayoclinic.org/about-mayo-clinic or newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org.

MEDIA CONTACT
Angela Bingham, Mayo Clinic Public Affairs, 507-284-5005, 
newsbureau@mayo.edu

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